Bellow in his Chicago home in September 1982.
One of America's greatest novelists, Saul Bellow, died Tuesday at the age of 89. Bellow won three National Book Awards, a Pulitzer and the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Listen: The Author Reads the Opening of His 1964 Novel 'Herzog'
Listen: Bellow Reads from 'The Bellarosa Connection'
Listen: Bellow Reads from 'A Theft'
Listen: Bellow's After-Dinner Speech Upon Recieving the 1976 Nobel Prize in Literature
Listen: A 1989 'Fresh Air' Interview with Bellow
Listen: A 1989 'Weekend Edition Sunday' Interview with Bellow
Among his best-known books are Herzog, Humboldt's Gift and The Adventures of Augie March. He grew up in Chicago, and his work is closely associated with the city.